Here’s a look at an upcoming exclusive leather Skynyrd destined for F.I.L. stores in Japan. Two colorways are available in either black/gold or black/silver. Each model include waterproofed uppers. No word yet on a release date, but pricing has been set at 29,400 Yen ($257 USD).
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UK skate shop 5050 turns the big ten-o this year and to mark the occasion, 5050 have gotten together with Vans to create a special limited edition Half Cab. The black and blue Half Cab is just part of the celebrations as the RBK/DGK team will also be on hand to demo. 197 pairs will release in-store on August 24th, with online sales commencing the next day at the 5050 online store.
Japanese footwear brand Ubiq has successfully teamed up with Warner Brothers to create two limited edition Batman sneakers using their faithful Fatima model as the base sneaker. Both models include collages of vintage Batman comics in color and in black & white. The shoes come packaged in a special see through box and is heavily decorated with Batman comics. These will release on August 31st at 10:00AM (Japan time) on Zozotown. Price is set at 16,800 Yen (approximately $147 USD).
Since 1966, K-Swiss have been known for their trademark white signature sneakers. 2008 will mark a new era for the K-Swiss brand as it incorporates all new colorways to create bold new styles. These new colors are coupled with the introduction of the Rosny model, which alongside the Ariake will provide a good choice for those looking to stand out. Be on the look out for more previews from K-Swiss.
Pop artist Jeremy Fish recently gave some of his insights on making art more readily available. He goes on to say how creating t-shirts with his art work may seem like it is creating a cheapened product that is more easily attainable. However at the end of the day, his ability to reach out to those who don’t necessarily have the means of acquiring a particular painting can still take pride in representing his art. Look for Jeremy Fish’s new label, Superfishal to release this fall.